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GR'ANT, verb transitive

1. To admit as true what is not proved; to allow; to yield; to concede. We take that for granted which is supposed to be true.

Grant that the fates have firmed, by their decree--

2. To give; to bestow or confer on without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request.

Thou hast granted me life and favor. Job 10:12.

God granted him that which he requested. 1. Chron.4.

3. To transfer the title of a thing to another, for a good or valuable consideration; to convey by deed or writing. The legislature have granted all the new land.

Grant me the place of this threshing floor. 1 Chronicles 21:22.

GR'ANT, noun The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring.

1. The thing granted or bestowed; a gift; a boon.

2. In law, a conveyance in writing, of such things as cannot pass or be transferred by word only, as land, rents, reversions, tithes, etc.

A grant is an executed contract.

3. Concession; admission of something as true.

4. The thing conveyed by deed or patent.

 

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